Level 2

Level Two

Aim/Objectives This course is specifically designed for senior coaches. As such there is a greater emphasis both on the tactical aspects of each part of the game as well as the technical skills required to choose such options. It is the aim that the Level 2 course provides coaches with the ability to analyse, apply their understanding and coach correctly the roles (functional roles) a player will perform in a match.
Course Outcomes  Safety - To provide the coaches with the ability to identify and coach safely the roles a player will perform in a match.

Plan - Identify the principles that underpin different levels of planning and their application to meet the needs (learning outcomes) of the players he/she is coaching.

Tactical Foundations - Identify and apply the tactical principles of team play to coach a game situation.

Sports Science - Apply the sports science knowledge to the concept of periodisation planning.

Ethics - It is incumbent on all coaches to coach within the Laws of the Game and to abide by the Code of Conduct. At all times best practice procedures and the maintenance of personal standards are required.
Course Modules  The units of the Level 2 Accreditation can be separated into four modules:
  • Becoming an Effective Coaching
  • Individual Skills - Key Factor Analysis
  • The Elements of Rugby
  • Ancillary Units
Pre-requisites Current SmartRugby compliance. Level 1 accreditation is recommended, but not mandatory due to Competency Based Training outcomes.
Recognition of Prior Learning You can apply to the State Union Office for Recognition of Prior Learning or Recognition of Current Competency if you can providence evidence and current transcripts that your prior learning and experience has made you competent in the learning outcomes for this course.
Duration Three days

Cost: $440 (includes GST). Accommodation and optional resources are at the discretion of the participant and are not included in this cost.

Materials received:

  • Attend all units at a Level 2 Instruction Course
  • Attain at least 90% for your Laws exam
  • Have a coaching session recorded on Video
  • Document 30 hours of coaching 
  • Be assessed by a trained ARU assessor

Register online for a course, or contact your State Union office for more information

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